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Uber and PressReader redefine the transportation experience at the Cannes Film Festival

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Uber and PressReader redefine the transportation experience at the Cannes Film Festival
13 May, 2015      News Releases

Cannes, France – (May 13, 2015): Riding with Uber just got better, thanks to a new partnership with PressReader. Anyone using Uber during the Cannes Film Festival from May 13 to 24, will receive complimentary digital access to thousands of newspapers and magazines from around the world.  Whether passengers want to catch up on news from home with their morning paper or enjoy their favorite fashion or sports magazine, PressReader has something for everyone.

UberRiders can access more than 3,700 newspapers and magazines from PressReader on any smartphone, tablet or laptop. They can choose from popular titles like The Guardian, Los Angeles Times, Vogue France, The Washington Post, GQ, and Le Film Français, the popular industry magazine updated daily during the film festival. Finally, they can download their favorite titles for later reading.

The partnership between PressReader and Uber will launch at the high-profile Cannes Film Festival to a truly international audience of filmmakers, stars, and industry professionals.

“Our new partnership with Uber is yet another example of the many exciting initiatives we’re launching here at PressReader,” said Igor Smirnoff, chief commercial officer at PressReader. “PressReader is already a part of your travel experience when you fly, stay at a hotel, or go on a cruise. With Uber, we’re proud to bring an exciting new amenity to the ground transportation industry.”

Access instructions are available in Uber cars located in Cannes for the duration of the festival.

About Uber
Uber is a technology company that connects riders - users of the app - to drivers who use the platform in real time. The Uber platform is currently providing transportation alternatives in over 300 cities across 57 countries worldwide, helping evolve the way people move across their cities. Find out more about Uber at http://www.uber.com.

 

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